Abnormal Psychology

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Specific Learning Disorder: Diagnosis and Treatment

Specific Learning Disorder

What is specific learning disorder? Specific learning disorder is a developmental disorder that usually found among children. It involves difficulties in learning at schools such as reading, writing, and mathematics. The difficulty in learning among children with a specific learning disorder is not the effect of the quality of instruction. Because children with this disorder …

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The Basics of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

What is an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder? Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a mental disorder that is characterized by a prolonged pattern of inattention or hyperactivity-impulsivity that usually impairs normal development and functioning. Children with ADHD have trouble learning in school. Because it is hard for them to pay attention or calm their hyperactivity and impulsivity. …

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How Extreme Parenting Develops A Psychopath?

Psychopath

Does a psychopath born with pathology? It is a question, or rather an argument whether or not psychopathy is genetically developed. Psychopaths, however, as what most scholars believe, are made by several factors. A psychopath is a person who suffers from a mental disorder that is characterized by violent social behavior and lack of empathy. What made …

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Intellectual Disability: Symptoms, Causes And Prevention

Intellectual Disability

What causes intellectual disability? Intellectual disability (ID) or Intellectual Developmental Disorder (DID formerly called mental retardation, is a mental disability that is characterized by limitations in intellectual functioning and adaptive behavior. This disorder begins evident during early stage of development. Intellectual functioning refers to the overall mental ability of a person such as learning, problem-solving, reasoning, etc. …

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